Highmark Health Finance Transformation Senior Consultant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

JOB SUMMARY

This job works with the Director and VP Finance Transformation to help drive the strategic vision for the company's Finance Transformation. The incumbent plays a critical role in executing the Finance Transformation program roadmap. The incumbent provides analytical thinking and expert guidance that enables project teams to isolate business issues, design and execute solutions to resolve, support development of recommendations to leadership, create deliverables that inform issues and decisions, support the planning, communication, and management of the finance transformation strategy, and/or support the execution of finance transformation initiatives through a disciplined process and approach.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help to drive the execution of the Finance Transformation program roadmap consisting of cross-functional activities/projects, maintaining activities and projects associated with the transformation, and driving execution milestone deliverables with adherence to budget and quality measures. Work closely with Finance leaders to support alignment and execution of prioritized implementation plan.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to support the Finance Transformation. Team includes direct and indirect internal resources and external technology implementation partners.

  • Work with the Director and VP to support finance and cross-functional leaders and partners to identify, clarify and resolve complex issues critical to the success of the Finance Transformation program. Work with business/process owners to identify key business issues, apply right analytical framework, develop solution and recommendations, represent findings to stakeholders, and own the outcome.

  • Develop frameworks, approach, and methodology leading practices. Support the planning and implementation of processes/leading practices to guide financial systems and solution delivery, including data design, software development life cycles, service level agreements and KPIs.

  • Work with business and IT leadership to identify and establish information requirements, develop and implement data strategies and systems to enhance business processes and manage business intelligence.

  • Provide expert knowledge to change consultants, and support the change management elements of the finance transformation to ensure that the changes are sustainable throughout the organization long-term.

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology or Information Systems

Preferred

  • Master's degree in Business Administration/Management, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, or Information Systems

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 7 - 10 years in Finance and Accounting or Information Systems, or 5+ years in Finance Transformation in a Management Consulting Firm

To Include

  • 3 - 5 years in Project Management or Program Management

And

  • 1 - 3 years in Business Intelligence

To Include

  • 1 - 3 years in Data Analytics or Consulting

Preferred

  • 1 - 3 years in the Healthcare Industry

  • 1 - 3 years in Management

  • 1 - 3 years in Business Process Design

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

Preferred (any of the following)

  • (Lean) Six Sigma

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Non-Specific

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

SKILLS

  • Accounting

  • Financial Analysis

  • Leadership

  • Leading Change

  • Influence and Persuasion

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning/Thinking

  • Communication Skills

  • Lean/Six Sigma

  • Presentation Delivery

REQNUMBER: J122252

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